Earlier, they also scrutinized the activities of several people who came into close contact with two US returnees — mother and her son — tested positive with Covid-19
IEDCR collects samples from Gaibandha suspected coronavirus patients Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has collected samples from the suspected coronavirus patents of the district to test if they are infected with COVID-19.
IEDCR's four-member members medical team led by Dr Sohel Rahman from Dhaka came to Gaibandha and inspected the movements of suspected patients in Sadullapur, Sundarganj, Gobindaganj and Sadar upazilas here, said medical officer of civil surgeon (CS) office Dr Hafizur Rahman.
The team also collected blood and nasal swab of the suspected patients yesterday, he said
Earlier, they also scrutinized the activities of several people who came into close contact with two US returnees — mother and her son — tested positive with Covid-19 at Hobibullapur, Dhankuthi, Lakkhipur, Bamondanga, and Nakaihat of the district on Tuesday.
CS Dr ABM Abu Hanif said the team had already gone to Dhaka from Gaibandha taking the samples on Wednesday afternoon.